Dr William Ayliffe
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Dr William Ayliffe fitzrovia hospital

Prof William Ayliffe is an Eye Surgeon with 40 years experience. He is emeritus professor of Medicine & Biology, Gresham College and honorary Professor of Vision at City University.

After taking a first in Immunology at Imperial he qualified from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. Post Graduate training in Ophthalmology at Manchester, Bristol, Oxford and Harvard Universities provided in depth knowledge of cataract, cornea and inflammatory eye disease as well as general ophthalmology including Age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma.

He is an internationally respected surgeon and lecturer as well as being a teacher of the wider aspects of vision and culture including art, history and science at Gresham College, The Science Museum London and The Museum of London.

William Ayliffe is committed to eyes and vision with a life-long passion to understand, prevent and treat causes of blindness and vision impairment.


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The Fitzrovia Hospital

13-14 Fitzroy Square



Telephone: 0207 034 3300

Email: enquiries@fitzroviahospital.com or reception@fitzroviahospital.com

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 8am to 8pm

Car parking facilities in Fitzrovia square are restricted. We advise that patients are dropped off immediately outside the main entrance to the hospital. Car parking facilities can be found several minutes away adjacent to the Holiday Inn where there is a public car park. Address: Carburton St, London W1W 5EE. A map can be found here.

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